Fingerprints and the Police

Before reading they talked about what they might already know about fingerprints (activating prior knowledge).

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Awesome Real life learning

To further their exploration of this idea we arranged for them to construct and build a kitset desk by themselves without any adult intervention, using the instructions and their own amazing skills.

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Mathsmatters - Keen Students in Training

Students to warm up with a number based mental agility problem before tackling some themed, real-life math word problems.

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Fireworks in a jar

Room 9 rated this explosion 4 stars out of 5 stars for its success as an explosion.

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Magnetic Science

This links to our mathematics focus of giving and following directions and our science focus of investigating to extend our experiences and personal explanations of the physical world.

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Aratiatia visits Taupo-nui-a-Tia College

Staff and students (previously of Wairakei Primary School) allowed us to tour the very well-equipped and productive Design and Innovation Centre, looking at learning in action

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Light Me Up

Room 5 children had a chance to play with the electricity kit called “Light Me Up”

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Sharing is Caring

In Room 9 we have been practising being kind and caring - helping others by sharing what we know, being patient and understanding.

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